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Preksha Malu

  • Mumbai professionals welcome 'Bombay barhoppers' with open arms

    The tipplers are part of a 2-year-old drinking movement called Bombay Bar hoppers. Over 150 people register themselves online to be a part of the next bar hop which takes them to new watering holes every month.

    Monday, 6 April 2015 - 5:43am
  • Christians begin week-long Easter celebrations

    City churches gear up to will also re-enact the last supper and crucifixion of Christ

    Thursday, 2 April 2015 - 6:00am
  • Girl for whom Mumbai ran, raised funds is no more

    Premika Khati, her cousin, was with Jyotika during her last moments and could not believe it. "Even the doctors are shocked. I had told her that I am going to the church and on my return I saw 18 missed calls from her father.

    Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 6:50am
  • Jains gear up for Mahavir Jayanti tomorrow

    Mahavir Jayanti or the birth anniversary of 24th Jain Tirthankar Mahavir Bhagwan will be celebrated across the city on April 2 with processions being taken out early morning from many Jain temples in the city.

    Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 6:30am
  • Last aloo paratha eaten, Cafe Samovar downs its shutters

    On its last day on Tuesday, owner Usha Khanna looked resplendent in white, but couldn't hold back her tears, like many others. She took her last bite of the aloo paratha that had become synonymous with the cafe. Not one to lose hope easily, she said she believed in the power of Mumbaikars. "Common...

    Wednesday, 1 April 2015 - 7:10am
  • Mr CM Devendra Fadnavis, can you save Cafe Samovar?

    In a last-ditch effort to save Cafe Samovar, daughters of owner Usha Khanna knocked on the doors of Vidhan Bhavan on Monday to find a way to get their beloved restaurant be considered as a cultural landmark.

    Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Bank it up as holidays are here

    Come next week, you may have to scrounge for cash, as banks may remain closed till next Sunday. April 1, a Wednesday, is the financial year-ender or a 'closing of accounts and real-time gross settlement holiday', followed by Mahavir Jayanti on April 2. Good Friday and Hanuman Jayanti...

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 6:15am
  • A judge who knows God

    Your faith in the judiciary may notch up if we tell you that justice Rohintan Fali Nariman, one of Supreme Court's judges is an ardent man of God once his judicial duties have been meted. And if justice Markandey Katju (referring from his blog post from the year 2014) is to be believed, justice...

    Sunday, 29 March 2015 - 6:05am
  • In its last few days, it's Business as usual at Cafe Samovar

    It's packed, hot and noisy. The last few days at Cafe Samovar look the busiest as the clatter of cutlery can be heard from the kitchen to the entrance, where people have formed a queue for their lunches and afternoon siestas.

    Saturday, 28 March 2015 - 7:00am
  • Getting trained in theatre to act in TV, films

    Can a degree in theatre ascertain your talent in the profession and guarantee employment? There are various views on the matter ranging from agreement to calling it unnecessary.

    Friday, 27 March 2015 - 5:05am